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Should New York be worried after Oregon?

A recent New York Times article entitled As Campus Fears Rise, So Do Efforts to Enact School Gun Laws’ revealed: “Over the past two years, nearly 15 states have debated legislation, making it easier to carry concealed weapons on campus.” This came as a sharp contrast to California’s Governor Jerry Brown banning concealed weapons on campus in the Golden state this month. 716 more words


The Need for Reform: US Gun Laws

This article originally appeared in the University Observer, Volume XXII, Issue 2. 

As the United States reels from yet another school shooting, Patrick Kelleher looks at their relaxed gun laws, and questions how these tragedies can be prevented. 1,102 more words


ANOTHER SHOOTING IN THE US - a Never-Ending Tragedy

Now it’s in Oregon, the next massacre of innocents – young college students with their lives ahead of them, slaughtered by a crazy person with a gun. 91 more words


How many people have to die before America acts?

As I am sure will be the first point of argument for many Republicans in the coming days, it is true to say that no one knows for sure whether stricter gun control would have saved the lives of Alison Parker and Adam Ward. 324 more words